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Pearson Sr. Software Engineer - React in Augusta, Maine

Sr. Software Engineer - React - ( 2110124 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Pearson Marketing Cloud (PMC) is our Global Technology Platform that enables customers to access learning products and services through eCommerce and Digital Marketing journeys. We currently process more than 80% of global Pearson eCommerce revenue and serves nearly 50% of all Pearson web traffic, with over 24 million page views per month.

We are looking for a skilled React developer to join our front-end development team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing user interface components using React concepts and workflows such as Redux, Flux, and Webpack. You will also be responsible for profiling and improving front-end performance and documenting our front-end codebase.

To ensure success as a Sr. React developer, you should have in-depth knowledge of JavaScript and React concepts, excellent front-end coding skills, and a good understanding of progressive web applications. Ultimately, a top-class React developer should be able to design and build modern user interface components to enhance application performance.

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior web developer to help us build something that will directly enhance the lives of millions, by supporting the provision of education on a global scale. We need an engineer who focuses on putting the customer first, backing decisions with research, a proven ability to think strategically, pay attention to the details and implement with speed.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Cross-collaborate with backend engineers, product managers, designers and QA in an autonomous, supportive team environment

  • Researching emerging tools, trends and methodologies and enhancing existing systems and processes to use them

  • Working with technologies and frameworks such as vanilla JS, React, NextJS and VueJs

  • Design and evolve component libraries that help us iterate on product quickly

  • Attend to our UI performance, accessibility, responsiveness, and compatibility to reach more users

  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve UI/UX issues

  • Guide and mentor junior developers toward best practices in UI code patterns Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Skills & Abilities:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills

  • 5 years with deep javascript knowledge, writing maintainable, reusable code

  • Have 4 years of experience designing and building interactive applications in React and NextJS

  • Knowledge of React tools including Webpack, GraphQL, Enzyme

  • 5 years HTML/CSS/LESS experience, including concepts like cross-browser support, theming, accessibility, and standard methodologies

  • Willingness to work closely with UX and designers communicating the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Knowledge of performance testing frameworks including Mocha and Jest

  • Experience with graphic design applications such as Invision and Figma

  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design

  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT

  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with AEM or other CMS and/or eCom is a plus

  • Communicate clearly in writing, code and speech


Primary Location : US-Connecticut

Other Locations : US-Indiana, US-Rhode Island, US-Michigan, US-Tennessee, US-Virginia, US-Georgia, US-New York, US-South Carolina, US-Pennsylvania, US-Maryland, US-Massachusetts, US-Ohio, US-Florida, US-Maine, US-New Hampshire, US-West Virginia, US-Delaware, US-New Jersey, US-North Carolina, US-Kentucky, US-Vermont

Job : Technology

Organization : Technology & Operations

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jul 21, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2110124